Overview

Women in Automotive Technology

Demand for Women in the Automotive Industry has never been greater...

The automotive industry continues to expand, despite recent economic downturns.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The number of jobs for automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations over the next decade. Employment growth will create many new jobs, but total job openings will be significantly larger because many skilled technicians are expected to retire and will need to be replaced.”

In addition, the percentage of female car owners continues to rise which drives demand for female technicians, service writers, managers and shop owners.  Bay Area employers are eager to hire female employees.

If you are considering a career, consider automotive technology at Skyline College!

Skyline’s Auto Tech program has an excellent reputation in the Bay Area for turning out high-quality, well trained technicians.  Bay Area employers are pleased to hire our graduates and are eager to hire women.  At Skyline you will find that you are welcome in the classes and that staff and instructors are friendly and supportive.  There is no better program to help women to succeed in this industry!

Please have a look at our “Success Stories” from women who have attended Skyline’s Automotive Technology Program.

Click on the links to explore wages, job outlook and training. If you have questions or need help registering, please contact Instructor Julia Johnson by email or call her at 650-738-4485.


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